Jean Elizabeth "Nanny" Ebert, 89, of Kansas City, Missouri, devoted mother, beloved grandmother passed away August 31, 2010 at Kansas City Hospice House.
She was born August 25, 1921, in Westboro, Missouri, the daughter of Fred and May Bell Beck. She attended Chicken Bristle Country School, Westboro High School, Tarkio College, and Kansas City Business College.
She married Raymond Carl Ebert on Christmas Eve 1941, in Kansas City, Missouri. Jean followed Raymond from camp to camp across the United States, working for the United Services Organization, until his deployment with the United States Army to the European Theatre during WWII. Following Raymond's return they farmed at Elmo, Missouri for 18 years.
Jean was a charter member of the Bradley-Carver Post of the American Legion Auxiliary in Elmo. Following Raymond's death in 1960, she moved to Grandview, Missouri, and worked for Dr. Deet's Pickett, Vern Nelson and Associates, and retired as an Executive Secretary for American Cyanamid's Fine Chemical Division.
She is survived by her son R.C. Ebert II, DVM and wife Judy of Pleasant Hill, Missouri; two daughters Candice Jean Sullivan and Husband Milton of Oak Hill, Virginia, and Mary Ann Fisk and husband Jim of Gilbert, Arizona; a sister Darlene Matheny of Kansas City, Missouri; 10 Grandchildren; 17 Great Grandchildren; other relatives and many friends.
Funeral services were held Saturday, September 4, 2010, at the St. John's Lutheran Church in Westboro. Pastor Rich Pearson, minister of the church officiated. Interment was in the church Cemetery. Casket bearers were Joshua Baines, Sean Brown, Craig Fisk, Jayson Fisk, Pete Garza, Todd Jones, Joseph Sullivan, and Jamie Swaggarty.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Kansas City Hospice House or to an education fund of the givers choice.